Indigenous People

LEAP! 2020: Feeding Native Families, Empowering Native Youth

LEAP! 2020 is the Division of Indian Work’s annual fundraiser that supports its Horizon’s Unlimited (HU) Food Shelf and Youth

  • 09/28/2020

Coming Home to Wild – In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre Presents, Coming Home to Wild New Works on Extinction and

  • 03/21/2020

Doula to the Next Economy

Consent is about sex, and consent is about pipelines and mega-projects. In the old days, company men and governments used to just rape and pillage. That was how it went. It is not supposed to be those days now.

  • 06/01/2019

Native Feminists Talk About Excellence

In applying for grants or competing for opportunities to exhibit, perform, or publish, artists often confront an ambiguous concept —

  • 03/01/2019

2018 Changemaker: Eileen Hudon

Small red prayer ties. The smell of sage. Eileen Hudon and her friend Pam Gokey sit in Hudon’s apartment making

  • 12/01/2018

Ni Mama Akii

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH Sharon Day. (Photo by Sarah Whiting) In the Ojibwe language, Ni

  • 05/01/2018

I Am Tired of Being Invisible to You All

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH Winona LaDuke. (Photo by Sarah Whiting) When Minnesota Women’s Press managing

  • 02/01/2018

Women Are Surging Into Political Power

Renee Van Nett will be the first Native American ever to take a seat on the Duluth City Council. She

  • 01/01/2018

Global Lessons From Indigenous Education

There are 100 million Indigenous people in this hemisphere.

  • 01/01/2018

First Nations Women’s Caucus

In 2012, Representative Susan Allen was the first Native woman elected to the Minnesota Legislature.  In 2015, Allen was joined

  • 12/01/2017

Stories transcend words

For Dr. Gwen Westerman – university professor, Native American history author, poet, quilt-maker and visual artist – stories extend through

  • 05/01/2017

Ojibwe women

As a teenager, Brenda Child held her grandfather’s cedar knocking sticks for the first time. It was these knocking sticks,

  • 03/01/2017